Starting in 2015, the election will be conducted electronically and paper ballots will no longer be sent to the membership.
First and second year Society Directors should expect to spend a minimum of 47 days per year attending various meetings; third year Society Directors should expect a minimum of 63 days per year.
In addition to the meeting days, a Society Director should be willing to spend time in preparation for and travel to meetings. Many of these days will be over weekends, but week days will also be required. A Society Director must be able to attend all Board and applicable committee meetings to be effective and to provide adequate representation.
Financial requirements are also substantial. The Society reimburses Society Directors for reasonable transportation costs, plus $135 per authorized room night for meetings attended. The Society Director bears all other expenses including registration fees for the Annual Convention. There is no reimbursement for spouse travel.
All Candidates for office must submit the following ELECTION DOCUMENTS by the date specified.
Candidates for President-elect must first determine whether to pursue nomination through their Geographic Region Nominating Committee or the Technical Region Nominating Committee.
Candidates for Geographic Region Director shall submit election materials to the Chair of the Geographic Region Nominating Committee and the Society Secretary not later than December 1.
Candidates for Technical Region Director shall submit election materials to the Chair or President of their Primary Institute, the Chair of the Technical Region Board of Governors, and the Society Secretary not later than November 1.
Candidates for Region Governor shall submit election materials to the Chair of their Geographic Region Nominating Committee and the Society Secretary not later than December 1.
For detailed descriptions of the process for each office, please review the Society's Bylaws and Rules of Policy and Procedure
Robin A. Kemper, P.E., LEED AP, F.SEI, F.ASCEKristina L. Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE